Bridor partners with ESI Group on bakery expansion

HARTLAND, WI., March 29, 2024 – ESI Group USA (ESI Group) will build an expansion to Bridor’s existing manufacturing facility in New Jersey. Bridor develops and produces high-quality European bakery products adapted to the North American market. Bridor is part of the global Groupe Le Duff, with a headquarters in Canada, operations in France and the United Kingdom, and is expanding in the United States.

Bridor sets itself apart with a strong commitment and approach to corporate social responsibility. They develop large-scale ranges of high-quality bread and pastries inspired by traditional French and European recipes. Carefully sourced ingredients are screened through their Clean Label program, equipment and processes undergo continuous optimization to reduce waste, and accredited quality assurance teams rigorously inspect and test products.

Brad Barke, founder and president of ESI Group, shares, “We’re proud to partner with a global manufacturer who holds all aspects of their business to the highest standards and is consciously raising the bar for the greater good of the environment and consumers.” “We look forward to delivering a quality project that will exceed your expectations.”

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About Bridor

Found in 1988, Bridor is a North American leader in manufacturing high-quality and innovative breads and pastries. Thanks to our expertise and state-of-the-art technology, our wide range of bakery products is easy to use and meets the highest industry standards. Bridor is part of the global Groupe Le Duff.

About ESI Group

ESI Group is a nationally recognized design, engineering, and construction services firm for climate-controlled facilities. Since 1991, our team has specialized in food and beverage processing and storage solutions to improve efficiencies, mitigate costs, and ensure compliance. Our success is driven by providing value to help customers build, manage, and grow their business. ESI Group has several large projects underway or recently completed. For more information, visit and follow us @esigroupusa.

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